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Octave Plugin

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The Octave plugin relies on the Ghostscript Binary Plugin. Please install Ghostscript according to the documentation first and then check Help -> Plugins -> Octave to ensure that the plots in the documentation can be rendered correctly.


Go to the Octave official website, download and install Octave 5.2.0.

For example, download the Octave 5.2.0 installation package provided by the USTC open source software mirror:


brew install octave


On Debian and its derivatives, use the following command to install:

sudo apt install octave


  1. Windows: The plotting functionality of Octave versions 6.x and above does not work properly in Mogan.
    • We will work on making Mogan compatible with the new versions of Octave in the future, and contributions from the community are welcome.
  2. Ubuntu: Octave installed using snap cannot work with Mogan.
    • This is due to the mechanism of snap, so it is not recommended to install Octave using snap.

Check built-in Doc at Help -> Plugins -> Octave

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